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When I lay down feels like weights are crushing my chest?

When I lay down feels like weights are crushing my chest?

How long: This symptom mayb related heart circulation probloms or heart function, how long and how often? ...Read more

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When I lay down my heart seems to beat hard, and I have difficulty breathing, like there's a weight on my chest. I also get hot.?

When I lay down my heart seems to beat hard, and I have difficulty breathing, like there's a weight on my chest. I also get hot.?

Get tests: This can be an irregular heart beat, which can be serious. If you are very overweight, it can be the weight of your body pressing down on your chest, but in either case more needs to be checked into to find out the cause and get treatment if possible. Please see your doctor, and if your weight is normal, get a holter monitor to check for irregular beats. If it is up, get tested for sleep apnea. ...Read more

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Middle back pain between shoulder blades that makes it difficult to stand up with crushing chest pain that doesn't go away when I lay down or stand up?

Middle back pain between shoulder blades that makes it difficult to stand up with crushing chest pain that doesn't go away when I lay down or stand up?

Emergency Room: This type of complaint is better addressed at an emergency room. Please call 911 to transfer you to the hospital immediately. ...Read more

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When I lay down it feels like something heavy is laying on the right side of my chest. What could it be?

When I lay down it feels like something heavy is laying on the right side of my chest. What could it be?

Several things: Chest pressure could be a heart symptom such as palpitations or coronary disease. It could also be a musculoskeletal issue or even a lung problem. Speak to your physician to ensure its nothing serious. ...Read more

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It feels a little better to lay down and I have slight chest pain. Pneumonia or cold?

It feels a little better to lay down and I have slight chest pain. Pneumonia or cold?

Deep breath?: Chest pain with a deep breath or cough, improved lying down is pretty classic pleurisy. Pleurisy can be due to pneumonia or viral illness. There are also more serious causes. If you're short of breath, you should see your doctor. ...Read more

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Last night I went to lay down and when I would take deep breaths my chest would feel discomfort for 5 mins. What is this caused from?

Last night I went to lay down and when I would take deep breaths my chest would feel discomfort for 5 mins. What is this caused from?

Pain with deep breat: Are several causes, for example reflux, musculoskeletal pain, costochondritis, or pain from covering of lung if there was cold or respiratory infection. Some times gall bladder disease can cause pain but less frequent at this age. ...Read more

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My 2 herinated discs in my neck are causing pain on my left side, I feel pain in my chest and cannot move very well or lay down too painfull?

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My 2 herinated discs in my neck are causing pain on my left side, I feel pain in my chest and cannot move very well or lay down too painfull?

Cervical radiculopat: Pinched nerve from herniated disk in neck is known as cervical radiculopathy. Most cases will resolve in 4-6wks regardless of what you do. But it'll be longest 4-6wks of life. Physical therapy is only treatment that has Grade A evidence. Everything else is Grade C or worse. Traction is considered experimental but may be of use if supervised by PT. Warning signs include weakness & loss of function. ...Read more

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Why would my chest hurt when I lay down?

Check your heart!: Go to see a doctor or visit an emergency room to have your heart checked! Do not delay, please! ...Read more

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If you lay down and eat for a couple of days. Can it sneak up on you and cause chest pain?

If you lay down and eat for a couple of days. Can it sneak up on you and cause chest pain?

Yes: Lying down and eating is not a good idea. Acid from the stomach can run up into the esophagus and cause heartburn, which often feels like chest pain. ...Read more

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I have chest pain in between the breatbone when I exhale, while I lay down. A squeezing pain, with body spasms. Ctscans where made with no issues. Help?

CT - when?: It's reassuring to know that your CT was normal but was it done for this illness (recently?). Your symptoms can be due to muscular pain, pleurisy or pericarditis. If you have fever, you need repeat chest x-ray, blood count and echo. Otherwise, I'd try an analgesic - ibuprofen or naprosyn (naproxen). ...Read more

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For a year or more when. I.practice sport I feel I cant breath specially when someone fell on my chest, also when I lay down. What $hould I do?

For a year or more when. I.practice sport I feel I cant breath specially when someone fell on my chest, also when I lay down. What $hould I do?

Get Evaluated: You should really be evaluated for any reason your heart or lungs may be causing this. Other reasons can include reactive airway disease and just plain being out of shape. ...Read more

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I have a port in for my chemo. Its on the right side. But when I lay down I start getting chest pain. Is this cause of port?

I have a port in for my chemo. Its on the right side. But when I lay down I start getting chest pain. Is this cause of port?

Maybe?: Typically ports are as maintenance and problem free as can be but they can cause problems in some circumstances. Tell your doc to have it checked. The pain may have nothing to do with it. ...Read more

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When I lay down at night flat on my bsck I get a stabbing pain in my left chest that last sbout three minutes just about everynight. What is it?

When I lay down at night flat on my bsck I get a stabbing pain in my left chest that last sbout three minutes just about everynight. What is it?

Chest pains: Pain in your chest is a serious medical condition. It is always a red flag and appointment with your PCP is warranted. See your doctor for further investigation, tests and treatment. Take care. ...Read more

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I've had a cold now for two weeks and it seems to have gone into my chest. I can't stop coughing. Everytime I breathe or lay down I start coughing.?

I've had a cold now for two weeks and it seems to have gone into my chest. I can't stop coughing. Everytime I breathe or lay down I start coughing.?

Bronchospasm...: This could be related to bronchospasm which can occur after an upper respiratory infection. Treatment would include bronchodilator and steroid inhalers so see your doctor for diagnosis and treatment. Other possible etiologies include post-nasal drip, gerd or a combination of these factors. Your doctor can diagnose and treat these as well. ...Read more

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The middle/ upper part of my chest has pains when I lay down or yawn in particular. Its more of a quick burst of discomfort. ..Should I be concerned?

The middle/ upper part of my chest has pains when I lay down or yawn in particular. Its more of a quick burst of discomfort. ..Should I be concerned?

Chest pain: Pain on inspiration or positiona changes (pleuritic pain) implies an inflamed area affected by that motion. Typically when symptoms are worse on lying down, it could imply pericarditis, although pleuritic pain could also secondary to inflammation in the pleura around the lungs. ...Read more

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I lay down and on getting up, I developed chest pain with serious headache, please what could be the cause. Have taken anergestic tablet still painf?

I lay down and on getting up, I developed chest pain with serious headache, please what could be the cause. Have taken anergestic tablet still painf?

Vertigo headache: You are having very distressing symptoms. Many possibilities. Time to call your doctor to determine the cause and give you proper treatment. ...Read more

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I have chest pain that I notice especially when I lay down. Accompanied by headaches and dizziness. Pain is in the center of my chest.?

There are a number: Of different possibilities to explain the symptoms you are experiencing but you will need to be examined and perhaps have some testing done to get to the bottom of this. Make an appointment with a health care provider for evaluation. ...Read more

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I lay down I get a severe achy pain in middle of chest right below sternum. Worse if I lay on my sides. Hurts all the way to my vocal chords?

Pain: Two options:
1: Have someone take you to the nearest Emergency facility.
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2: Call your primary doctor's office now and see how quickly you can be seen by your doctor. ...Read more

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Hello I am a 23 yr old female weigh 165 kg and have chest pain in the center of my chest but its constant doesn't change when I lay down bt reprdocble?

Musculoskeletal pain: Chest pain that is constant and does not change with position and is reproducible to touch at the same time is likely related to musculoskeletal pain or possibly costochondritis. Other causes of chest pain for someone your age is: gastroesophageal reflux disease or heartburn.

I would recommend the following: a thorough physical exam by your doctor. He may prescribe ibuprofen or acid-blocker. ...Read more

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For months I've had a funny 'bubbly' feeling come and go in my chest especially when I lay down- now I'm feeling a pain in my sternum at random times?

Reflux?: Dear ZBriggs, these symptoms sound like gastric reflux to me, even though they could be other things. Many times, reflux doesn't feel like a burning but like actual chest pain. You might want to visit the doctor or schedule a virtual consult to make sure no other red flags are present in your case. Good luck! Dr. C ...Read more

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I get these sharp chest pains that will last for a couple of hours and the pain goes striaght through to my back it hurts worse I lay down. What is it?

I get these sharp chest pains that will last for a couple of hours and the pain goes striaght through to my back it hurts worse I lay down. What is it?

Gallbladder disease: Gallbladder disease or passing a gallstone and can feel like stabbing pain into your back. The severity can be so intense, like a heart attack. Fatty foods make it worse. Some positions can make it better. Your doc will get blood labs and ultrasound to make diagnosis. ...Read more